HRW Report on Somalia, 2017

Somalia’s armed conflict, abuses by all warring parties, and a new humanitarian crisis continue to take a devastating toll on civilians. Hundreds of civilians were killed in indiscriminate attacks by the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab, particularly in Mogadishu. Military operations against Al-Shabab, at times in violation of the laws of war, by Somali government forces […]

Warbixintii HRW ee 2017

Colaadda hubaysan ee ka jirta Soomaaliya, tacaddiyada ay geysanayaan dhammaan dhinacyada is haya, iyo dhibaato cusub oo dhanka bani’aadannimada ah ayaa culays weyn ku haya dadka rayidka ah. Ururka Al-Shabab ayaa boqolaal qof oo rayid ah si aan kala sooc lahayn ugu laayay weerarro uu fuliyay, gaar ahaan kuwo uu ka geystay magaalada Muqdisho. Howlgallada […]

HAMDI ALI: A CHAMPION FOR THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SOMALIA

In a country which has only recently started making renewed headway against patriarchal traditions, 23-year-old Hamdi Mohamed Ali is passionate about education for girls and women’s rights. Hamdi is the chairperson of the Somali Professional Girls Union – or, as it is known locally, the ‘Ururka Gabdhaha Aqoonyahannada Soomaaliyeed’ (UGASO) – which brings together young, […]